Environmental Health Criteria Monographs (EHC's)

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This page provides a description and a link to a "Environmental Health Criteria Monographs (EHC's)" database that provides information needed when modeling exposure levels or performing exposure assessment.

Short Description

EHC monographs are based on a comprehensive search of available original publications, scientific literature and reviews and examine: the physical and chemical properties and analytical methods; sources of environmental and industrial exposure and environmental transport, chemobiokinetics and metabolism including absorption, distribution, transformation and elimination; short and long term effects on animals (carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, and teratogenicity); and finally, an evaluation of risks for human health and the effects on the environment. Includes information on 231 chemicals (Sep. 12, 2007). This series is issued by the International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)

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Key Words

Environmental health, chemical safety, physical and chemical properties, analytical methods, sources, exposure, transport, chemobiokinetics, metabolism, absorption, distribution, transformation, elimination, effects, risks, carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, teratogenicity